Inspiration and Guidance from Thomas Merton Trappist monk models 4 ways priests can grow in holiness

Thomas Merton, Trappist monk, bestselling author, social activist and a pioneer in interreligious dialogue, was born 103 years ago today, January 31.  Pope Francis, during his address to a Joint Session of the US Congress in September, 2015, cited four Americans whose “fundamental values will endure forever in the spirit of the American people” – Abraham Lincoln, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton.  Referring to Merton individually, Pope Francis stated “he remains a source of spiritual inspiration and a guidance for many people.”

To commemorate Thomas Merton’s birthday, below is a resource featured in the February 2018 edition of The Priest Magazine “Inspiration and Guidance from Thomas Merton – Trappist monk models 4 ways priests can grow in holiness.” 

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